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Conservatives Defeat Bill Promoting Developing World Access to Generic Drugs

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Thursday November 29, 2012
The Conservative government has defeated a bill designed to amend the Access to Medicines Regime that allows for enhanced access to generic pharmaceuticals in the developing world. Despite the fact that other countries are doing far more to support access, Industry Minister Christian Paradis claimed the bill would violate WIPO standards.
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Chris Brand said:

Missing word
Presumably "other countries are doing far to" should be "other countries are doing far *more* to"
November 29, 2012

Grump said:

...
Where would we be, if not for those WIPO standards...
December 15, 2012

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